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World in Progress: The dark side of K-pop

K-pop is getting more and more recognition on the international music scene. K-pop sensation BTS topped the US Billboard album charts twice last year, becoming South Korea's best-known musical export. Just like BTS, thousands of young musicians hope to finally make it in the industry. But where there are tales of success, there's also the dark tales of exploitation.

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